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Atlanta one of six finalists in bid to host Sundance Film Festival

Atlanta is one of six finalists selected to move forward in the Sundance Film Festival’s pursuit of a new host city.

'Stranded;' Global IT outage disrupts Atlanta, airlines and businesses

A massive outage is affecting Microsoft users around the globe, disrupting Delta Air Lines and other carriers, railways, banks, stock exchanges and other businesses.

Young Thug trial: What happens next?

Some in Ga. earn too much to get Medicaid but not enough to buy private insurance plan

A new state commission will study Medicaid options in the state.

Election 2024

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Sandy Springs officers head home after week at Republican National Convention

A group of Sandy Springs police officers sent to Milwaukee this week to help with security at the Republican National Convention are headed back to Atlanta.

Georgia GOP chair talks about the race to November for Trump and the party

After the Republican National Convention comes to an end, the Georgia Republican Party chairman tells "Politically Georgia" what's next for the party.

Donald Trump’s MAGA allies from Georgia jockey in Milwaukee

Some of the former president's top loyalists made their presence known.

FACT FOCUS: A look at claims made at the RNC as Trump accepts nomination

The comments were marked with a myriad of false and misleading information that distorted the facts around immigration, the U.S. economy and his previous accomplishments.

Georgia's Sinking Coast

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Georgia’s sinking coast: Residents scramble to adapt as flood risks rise

Savannah and Georgia's coast face some of the biggest flood risks in the U.S. as the sea rises and the land sinks. Communities are scrambling to respond in ways big and small.

Parts of Georgia’s coast are sinking. See where the problem is worst

As sea levels rise along the Georgia coast, large areas of land are also sinking, a recent study found, exacerbating the threat posed by flooding.

Sinking Savannah: Study flags higher flood risk as coasts drop, seas rise

A new study suggests Savannah and other U.S. coastal cities may be more vulnerable to rising sea levels because the land itself is sinking more than realized.

Renovations light way to next chapter for Tybee Island lighthouse

Georgia's oldest and tallest lighthouse is getting a facelift on Tybee Island.

Food and Recipes

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Reformation Brewery offers a small-batch lager that benefits a good cause

For the third year in a row, Shepherd’s Men Clarity lager, brewed in support of a local veterans advocacy group, is available from Reformation Brewery in metro Atlanta.

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RECIPE

A hearty salad for scorching summer days

Take inspiration from the deli counter and combine two creamy classics — coleslaw and chicken salad — into a dish that’s filling but still easy, quick and refreshingly cold.

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RECIPE

Make La Grotta Ristorante Italiano’s Panna Cotta

Vincent Stewart, manager of La Grotta Ristorante Italiano, was pleased to share the recipe for panna cotta from executive chef Daniel Chance.

Season Previews

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Love, death and puppetry loom large in Atlanta Opera’s 2024-25 season

Part three of ‘Ring Cycle,’ ‘Bohème Project’ at Pullman Yards and four productions centering on ‘a hero’s journey’ are planned.

Crime and Public Safety

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UPDATE

Fulton jail kitchen repairs continue as AC partially restored

The Fulton County Jail’s kitchen took a step towards reopening Thursday as natural gas service was reestablished after being shut down due to a leak, authorities said.

Police seek homicide suspect’s ID during canvass of SW Atlanta

Atlanta police shared new information Friday morning about the beating death of a homeless man last month and continued their search for the man’s unidentified killer.

College Park to investigate how confidential documents landed in dumpster

College Park officials say they are launching an investigation into how confidential city documents came to be thrown into a recycling center dumpster near City Hall.

Roswell man charged with threatening FBI Director Christopher Wray

A Roswell man is facing federal charges of making interstate threats to FBI Director Christoper Wray and others, court records show.

Energy and Our Environment

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Georgia electric co-ops join fossil fuel bandwagon amid national surge

Georgia’s electric cooperatives are following the example of Georgia Power and utilities nationwide by adding more fossil fuel-powered generation.

Environmental groups ask feds to take over Georgia’s coal ash program

Environmental groups filed a petition Thursday asking the a federal agency to claw back oversight of the disposal of Georgia’s toxic coal ash from state regulators.

Lawsuit alleges Georgia law delaying Public Service Commission elections is unconstitutional

A voter and two environmental groups have sued in an attempt to block the new law and force Georgia to hold PSC elections as soon as possible.

OPINION

Georgia proves nuclear energy is here to stay

Future projects will be even faster and less costly, thanks to Plant Vogtle’s trailblazing efforts.

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Metro Atlanta

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Atlanta one of six finalists in bid to host Sundance Film Festival

Atlanta is one of six finalists selected to move forward in the Sundance Film Festival’s pursuit of a new host city.

What we know: Places in Atlanta impacted by global IT outages

The global IT outage affecting users of Microsoft apps and software has upended businesses and government agencies around the world and in the Atlanta area.

‘Stranded’: Global IT outage disrupts Atlanta, airlines and businesses

A massive outage is affecting Microsoft users around the globe, disrupting Delta Air Lines and other carriers, railways, banks, stock exchanges and other businesses.

Georgia

2024′s best Georgia hospitals, according to U.S. News and World Report

The four best Georgia hospitals are all in Atlanta, according to U.S. News and World Report.

Gov. Kemp is leading a weeklong economic development mission to Italy

The trip is meant to fortify business relationships with one of Europe’s largest economies.

Convention delegates from Georgia are leaving Milwaukee excited about Trump and Vance

Three first-time delegates are sharing their favorite moments from the Republican National Convention.

Politically Georgia

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LISTEN

Vance’s roommate says his politics are rooted in grievance and anger

The Georgia state senator tells ‘Politically Georgia’ Trump’s running mate has chosen style over substance.

PG A.M: Trump speech ends week that upended presidential race

Days of seeing a resurgent Republican Party in Milwaukee seemed to stoke fears among Democrats that President Joe Biden's reelection bid will hurt them in other races, too.

LISTEN

U.S. Rep. Mike Collin pushes back on criticism of his social media posts

U.S. Rep. Mike Collins joined the "Politically Georgia" podcast to discuss political rhetoric and his remarks following the assassination attempt on Donald Trump.

Biden’s terrible 24 hours puts gloomy Democrats in panic mode

While the Republicans meet in Milwaukee for their national convention, the chorus of Democrats calling for President Joe Biden to drop his reelection bid grows louder.

Election 2024

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Emails show Republican leader’s involvement in Georgia election rules

Two rules approved by the State Election Board in a possibly illegal meeting last week appear to have been suggested by the Georgia Republican Party.

Donald Trump says he met with Laken Riley’s family

The former president called the nursing student who was killed on the University of Georgia campus ‘brilliant.’

Federal suit targets special Georgia campaign law designed to help Kemp

The state Democratic Party is challenging the constitutionality of a 2021 state law that gave a financial boost to Gov. Brian Kemp's reelection campaign.

JD Vance appeals to swing voters in his first primetime speech as Donald Trump’s running mate

The Republican convention speech was loaded with appeals to working class voters and heralded the return of "America First."

Latest politics

Georgia

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Some people in Georgia earn too much to get Medicaid but not enough to buy private insurance plan

A new state commission will study Medicaid options in the state.

Convention delegates from Georgia are leaving Milwaukee excited about Trump and Vance

Three first-time delegates are sharing their favorite moments from the Republican National Convention.

Donald Trump’s MAGA allies from Georgia jockey in Milwaukee

Some of the former president's top loyalists made their presence known.

US

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Georgia GOP chair talks about the race to November for Trump and the party

After the Republican National Convention comes to an end, the Georgia Republican Party chairman tells "Politically Georgia" what's next for the party.

Donald Trump says he met with Laken Riley’s family

The former president called the nursing student who was killed on the University of Georgia campus ‘brilliant.’

‘I had God on my side’: Trump accepts Republican presidential nomination after assassination attempt

The address recounted his brush with death as the raucous crowd at Fiserv Forum fell to a rapt silence.

Columnists

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Opinion: Trump, Republicans still stuck on 2020

Many attendees of the Republican National Convention continue to talk about the 2020 election.

Opinion: Will surviving an assassination attempt change Donald Trump for good?

The Trump we’ve heard from and seen in the three days since the assassination attempt has been noticeably different from the one Saturday on stage.

Opinion: ‘Vindication has never been so unfulfilling’

Trump Investigations

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Roswell man charged with threatening FBI Director Christopher Wray

Court records show that John Woodbury is facing federal charges of making interstate threats to Christopher Wray and others.

Photo of Fani Willis found on Trump shooter’s cellphone

The phone also contained pictures of several other politicians, including President Joe Biden and U.S. House Speaker Mike Johnson, according to a CNN report.

Arguments in Fani Willis appeal set for after election

Arguments are set after Election Day in the appeal to disqualify DA Fani Willis from prosecuting former President Donald Trump and others in the Georgia election case.

Food & Dining

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Georgia Classics: Chamblee’s Frosty Caboose marks 15 years of ice cream and trains

For 15 years, the Frosty Caboose in Chamblee has attracted an array of visitors looking to devour a sundae while watching the trains go by just beyond the tree line.

This 127-year-old peach farm in Georgia offers homemade ice cream, too

Dickey Farms in Musella, Georgia has been a local hit for decades. This summer, their most popular treat is their homemade peach-strawberry ice cream.

LISTEN: AJC food editor talks Peachfest event in Atlanta with founder Brady Lowe

11 drinks worth trying that celebrate peaches

A ripe peach is something you can slurp as well as eat, making it the perfect muse for a summer cocktail. During the height of peach season, barkeeps around town are making go

UATL

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Tariq Nasheed tells untold hip-hop history with ‘Microphone Check’

Tariq Nasheed is hosting screenings of his hip-hop documentary, “Microphone Check: The Hidden History of Hip-Hop,” at Landmark Midtown Art Cinema.

Heat Check: Our best songs from Georgia artists this year (so far)

Morehouse College’s president to step down

Thomas plans to remain in Atlanta where he will assume a faculty position at Morehouse and help with the capital campaign he started.

Trendsetter Sense trades ‘Gangsta’ for the gospel

The legendary mixtape DJ explains the story and mission behind his new faith-based radio show.

Things to Do

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Atlanta one of six finalists in bid to host Sundance Film Festival

Atlanta is one of six finalists selected to move forward in the Sundance Film Festival’s pursuit of a new host city.

Where can I find it: grapefruit paloma, stamps and coin dealer and medical accessories donation

Film, TV crew members overwhelmingly approve new contract with studios

It’s possible Georgia will see an increase in production over the next several months as a result of the deal.

Lifestyle

5 work bags that’ll make your commute a breeze, according to Reddit

These community-approved picks promise to keep you organized and looking sharp, no matter where your career takes you.

Wild Georgia: Creatures in the wild may deserve their own gold medals

As the 2024 Summer Olympics near, Wild Georgia columnist Charles Seabrook highlights some animals with impressive abilities.

Cruvie Clothing has that Atlanta swagger that seemingly everyone has to have

Entertainment

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Atlanta Open, which brought some bounce to the city, prepares for finale

The Atlanta Open, which drew the biggest American male tennis stars over 14 years, is going away after this year after the ATP shuffled its schedule.

Steve Craig of 99X to be inducted into 2024 Legends of Radio Hall of Fame

Steve Craig was inducted into the 2024 Legends of Georgia Radio Hall of Fame, the group Friends of Georgia Radio announced Monday.

Tyler Perry, promoting Amazon film ‘Divorce in the Black,’ planning time off

Tyler Perry said "Divorce in the Black" starring Meagan Good and Cory Hardrict is very much like many of his earlier dramas featuring a woman in peril and faith-based homilies

Travel

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Summer’s last gasp: Family getaways before back to school

Consider these suggestions for a last family getaway before school starts back.

Summer travel: Lakes, oceans, rivers and water parks a cool source of fun in the sun

Summer Travel: 11 places to soak up some sun and find relief in cool waters.

Hartsfield-Jackson ranks among best in nation for stress-free travel

It may be the busiest airport, but it's also one of the least stressful, according to new rankings.

News Partners

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This 127-year-old peach farm in Georgia offers homemade ice cream, too

Dickey Farms in Musella, Georgia has been a local hit for decades. This summer, their most popular treat is their homemade peach-strawberry ice cream.

Georgia teen operates one of the oldest scoreboards in the country

Christian Kendrick is the Macon Bacon’s scoreboard operator. You can find him stationed behind the right field wall of Luther Williams Field, which was built in 1929.

Olympic shooters at Fort Moore prepare for Paris. I tried to compete against them

Ledger-Enquirer reporter Kelby Hutchison competed against two Olympians at Fort Moore and promptly was reminded why they are going to the Paris games.

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Investigations

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String of environmental violations raises concerns about firm linked to Okefenokee mine project

Twin Pines and others affiliated with its parent company have committed more than 70 violations across multiple states, records show.

For some Georgia correctional officers, inmates are their weapons

Some Georgia correctional officers have allowed inmates to carry out violent attacks on other prisoners or even instigated them. An AJC investigation.

Georgia town alerted to off-duty work before firing police chief, suspending its force

Days before it fired its chief, suspended its police force and called in GBI, Warm Springs received an anonymous email about its officers' off-duty jobs.

Video

Global Microsoft outage leads to ground stop for major airlines

Some flights resume as ongoing Microsoft IT outages continue to impact CrowdStrike clients

Some flights resume as ongoing Microsoft IT outages continue to impact CrowdStrike clients

What places are impacted by IT outages in metro Atlanta?

What places are impacted by IT outages in metro Atlanta?

Photos

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PHOTOS: Police seek suspect in SW Atlanta beating death

Atlanta police are working to identify the man pictured, who is suspected in the beating death of 41-year-old Jeylani Mohamed on June 18, 2024.

PHOTOS: Microsoft outage grounds planes at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport

Passengers crowd at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on Friday as a global IT outage impacts airlines and airports.

Podcasts

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Georgia GOP chair talks about the race to November for Trump and the party

After the Republican National Convention comes to an end, the Georgia Republican Party chairman tells "Politically Georgia" what's next for the party.

U.S. Rep. Mike Collins pushes back on the criticism of his social media posts

U.S. Rep. Mike Collins joined the "Politically Georgia" podcast to discuss political rhetoric and his remarks following the assassination attempt on Donald Trump.

JD Vance’s roommate says his politics are rooted in grievance and anger

The Georgia state senator tells ‘Politically Georgia’ Trump’s running mate has chosen style over substance.